Monthly Archives: July 2012

Congratulations are due to SMPS!

The December 2010 issue of Marketer – the one with Joan’s article on Corporate Social Responsibility on the cover and for many pages inside – won an American Graphic Design Award from a competition sponsored by Graphic Design USA magazine. Joan collaborated on the selection of images with Marketer‘s long-standing publisher Lisa Bowman, but all […]

Joan Profiles Cathleen McGuigan, the New Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Record

When Robert Ivy left the helm of Architectural Record, where he was the chief for 14 years, to become EVP/CEO of the American Institute of Architects, for months design professionals were a-buzz about who would replace him. Excellent and long-lasting Record editors were plentiful, but would McGraw-Hill go that route? As it turns out, their […]

Lots of Talk about Sustainable Design – But Who’s Talking Compellingly?

In this third and final article in the series Joan started a year before in SMPS’ Marketer Compelling Communications – Best of Green Communicators, she identifies three outstanding green writers and speakers, and one design firm that’s pitch-perfect as well. Green design can be fascinating or boring as all get-out. What makes these folks skillful […]